The ISU have confirmed 10 events for their figure skating Challenger Series ©Getty Images

The International Skating Union (ISU) have confirmed the schedule of the 10 events in the Challenger Series in figure skating for the forthcoming season.

Aimed at helping athletes to prepare for qualifying and competing in ISU Championships, the series will begin in September.

The first event will be the United States International Figure Skating Classic, which will take place from September 13 to 17 in Salt Lake City.

Skaters will also be competing in the Lombardia Trophy in Bergamo from September 14 and 17.

The Autumn Classic International in Montreal will begin on September 20, with the Ondrej Nepela Memorial competition in Bratislava beginning the following day.

Both events will draw to a close on September 23.

The month will conclude with the Nebelhorn Trophy in Obersdorf, with the German event being held from September 27 to 30.

Two competitions will take place in October, with the Finlandia Trophy in Espoo being held from the 6 to 8.

The series is aimed at helping skating prepare for ISU Championships ©Getty Images
The series is aimed at helping skating prepare for ISU Championships ©Getty Images

The event will be followed by the Minsk-Arena Ice Star in Belarus, which will be held from October 26 to 29.

Poland will hold the eighth event of the series, with the Warsaw Cup being held from November 16 to 19.

The Tallinn Trophy is the penultimate event and will be held from November 21 to 26 in Estonia.

Competition concluded with the Golden Spin of Zagreb in Croatia’s capital city, with action being held from December 6 to 12.

The series will feature men’s and ladies skating competitions, as well as pairs skating and ice dance.